Reuben Blundell Conducts The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra

"...a cultural gem."




Reuben Blundell, Music Director



2021-22 SEASON

We're very excited to announce the programs of our four concerts this season:

Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3pm

William Grant Still - Festive Overture

Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 8 in G Major

Mary D. Watkins - Soul of Remembrance

Georges Enesco - Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Selections from Nutcracker


Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3pm

Robert Schumann - Cello Concerto in A Minor, First movement, with Bethany Bobbs

Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto in A Minor, First movement, with Alyssa Gabrilovich

Serge Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Third movement, with Sebastian Picht

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet Overture

Igor Stravinsky - Firebird Suite


Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 3pm

Witold Lutosławski - Little Suite

Ulric Cole - Sunlight Channel

Esther Williams Ballou - Intermezzo for Orchestra

Alexander Scriabin - Rêverie

Arturo Márquez - Danzón No. 2

Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3, Rhenish


Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 3pm

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Overture

A work in our American Discoveries series 

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

Please check back for a fresh new website soon

Latest Album:

American Discoveries

May 21, 2021, saw the latest release from the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, again on the New Focus Recordings label and distributed internationally by Naxos.

For links to reviews and ordering information, please visit this page.

June 2020
A Statement from the LSO Board:
As an organization, the Lansdowne Symphony is an inclusive environment for ALL people. We are also committed to advancing our own internal racial equity as an integral part of working to achieve our mission. We condemn violence, and promote music culture in its many forms. We urge all in our LSO extended family and audience to please be safe.


Delaware County Arts Week
For Spring Fling 2021, please enjoy our William Grant Still "Patterns" performances via this link.

Looking further ahead, we're making plans for a return to rehearsing and performing together in the Fall, and we look forward to sharing our music-making while emphasizing the health and safety of our audience and musicians.

2021-22 Concert Dates

We're pleased to announce that our concert dates are Sundays at 3pm:

December 12, 2021

February 13

March 27

May 1

We're also hopeful about an exciting possibility in June to celebrate the orchestra's 75th anniversary - stay tuned!

Older News:

LSO releases its first CD.  Check it out here!

Read a review of our CD by David Rosenberg of Gramophone.

Read another review of our CD, by Angus McPherson in Limelight.

Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra wins The American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music. 

Read about it here!

March 2020
The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra received a Women's Philharmonic Advocacy Grant towards our performance & recording project of 20th Century American compositions. 

We have a $10,000 dollar-for-dollar matching gift for 2020!  Help us meet the challenge!

LSO performances are held at:

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

601 N Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Interested in our Young Artists Competition?

Click here for information. 

For information about other music and arts events in Delaware County, visit the Delaware County Arts Consortium website.


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